Island News

Port Blair, 23 Jul 2014/--/The Veer Savarkar International Airport hereb was witness to an unseemly squabble between the two fish exporting agents, on Tuesday.  While the cargo complex authorities refused to allow more...
Port Blair, 23 Jul 2014/--/The rundown  Hulla Basti Road and  Shanti Basti Road at Nimbutala, in North & Middle Andaman  are carrying for attention for the last 15 years.   The 1.5 kms stretch of each road roads...
Port Blair, 23 Jul 2014/--/The remote Andaman and Nicobar Islands could be on the way to set an example for the entire country in bringing under the control the visual pollution for which political parties may be held...

West Bengal & Other States

Kolkata, 23 Jul 2014/--/The Calcutta High Court today reserved its judgement after hearing a prayer for a CID probe into Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal's insensitive comments against women during election campaign. Justice Dipankar Dutta watched a video clip of the offensive comments made by Pal,...
Kolkata, 23 Jul 2014/--/The continued exercise by Trinamool Congress to win over elected representatives from the Opposition has finally hit the principal Left party, the CPM. The Marxists’ Chandrakona MLA Chhaya Doloi is, what may be called, the prized collection of the ruling party of West Bengal...

Sports News

Johannesburg, 23 Jul 2014/--/India cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the fifth most financially valuable athlete on earth, according to Forbes Magazine. Roger Federer, Tiger Woods, LeBron James, Phil...
London, 23 Jul 2014/--/Former Indian wicket-keeping great Farokh Engineer has questioned skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's ploy to stand back against spinner Ravindra Jadeja during the second Test at Lord's. India won by...

Stand Alone

Andy Lewis of the USA, also known as "Mr. Slackline" walks on the thin slackline between buildings in central Bangkok. Lewis walked the distance of 16...

Hills (Darjelling) News

MIRIK, 23 Jul 2014/--/The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha and rival Gorkha National Liberation Front have started their preparations for Shahid Diwas, scheduled to be observed on July 27. Shahid Diwas is observed every year to...
Darjeeling, 23 Jul 2014/--/The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leadership has welcomed the Union home ministry’s decision to recall the central security forces deployed in the Darjeeling hills asserting it was one of the...
Darjeeling, 23 Jul 2014/--/An owner of a reputed hotel here has lodged an FIR in the Sadar police station against a nominated Trinamool Congress member of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration alleging assault and...

National News

New Delhi, 23 Jul 2014/--/India will place special emphasis on its neighbourhood, stretching from West Asia to East Asia, while playing a role to fulfill its international responsibilities to build a peaceful and...
New Delhi, 23 Jul 2014/--/Several NRI scientists working abroad have expressed willingness to work in India as their confidence in the work environment in the country has increased, the Lok Sabha was informed today....

Business News

Mumbai, 23 Jul 2014/--/The Indian rupee appreciated further by 15 paise to close at one-week high of 60.09 against the American unit following bullish local equities amid sustained capital inflows, extending gains for...
Thane (Maha), 23 Jul 2014/--/The District Consumer Redressal Forum Wednesday directed an insurance company to pay Rs 1.5 lakh to the complainant in a case where the company rejected the claim, citing technical reasons....

Market Watch

Mumbai, 23 Jul 2014/--/The benchmark Sensex on Wednesday rose 121 points to end at a new closing high of 26,147.33 extending its winning run to seventh session, its longest since September 2012, boosted by gains in IT and banking shares on upbeat earnings, robust capital inflows and positive global...

Reflex Action

23 Jul 2014/--/The recent Indian election saw popular discourse that none of the other 15 preceding Lok Sabha elections had seen. While all elections have been fought tooth and nail, the contemporariness of this election was evident with the sophisticated use of social media, which played a big part...

Political Delicacies

20 Jul 2014/--/Ved Pratap Vaidic whose meeting with the terror chief Hafiz Sayeed in Pakistan has created a furore in Parliament, is believed to have been assigned by  National Security Adviser Ajit D...
13 Jul 2014/--/The man the BJP brass once loved to call the weakest prime minister is again becoming their favourite Congressman. In a bid to create a wedge between the Congress president and the ex-P...

North Bengal News

Malda, 23 Jul 2014/--/Binay Sarkar Road in English Bazaar, popularly known as the 'gold junction', today witnessed a major unrest after goldsmiths, returning after lodging a police complaint against miscreants for...
Jalpaiguri, 23 Jul 2014/--/Medical teams from the Indian Institute of Virology and National Vector Bourne Disease Control Programme today started inspecting the encephalitis-affected areas of Jalpaiguri. Besides,...
Siliguri, 23 Jul 2014/--/Darjeeling district magistrate Punit Yadav today conducted a high level meeting with the district Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr Subin Bhowmick, Siliguri sub-divisional officer Deepa P Priya...

Video News

Echo World

Islamabad, 23 Jul 2014/--/Pakistani Air Force jets pounded militant hideouts in the restive North Waziristan tribal region today, killing 13 militants, as part of the ongoing military offensive to clear the are of local...
Seoul, 23 Jul 2014/--/The first ever bust of Mahatma Gandhi, the apostle of non-violence, has been inaugurated in the South Korean metropolis of Busan. On Monday, city's newly-elected mayor Byeong-soo Suh dedicated the...

Editorial

23 Jul 2014/--/Monday’s annual rally of the Trinamool Congress in Kolkata was impressive. That was expected. But the speech of party supremo and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is significant because it reflected the changing political situation and equation of political forces in the state. First, the usual tirade against the CPM and the Congress was missing. Rather, there was an open call to all...